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Meaning of SWIMMING

Pronunciation:  'swiming

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of swimming
  2. [adj]  (heraldry) applied to a fish depicted horizontally
  3. [adj]  filled or brimming with tears; "swimming eyes"; "watery eyes"; "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid"

SWIMMING is a 8 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: horizontal, liquid, naiant, swim, tearful, watery
 See Also: aquatics, bathe, dip, dive, diving, plunge, skin diving, skin-dive, water sport



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Swim"ming\, a.
    1. That swims; capable of swimming; adapted to, or used in,
       swimming; as, a swimming bird; a swimming motion.
    2. Suffused with moisture; as, swimming eyes.
    {Swimming bell} (Zo["o]l.), a nectocalyx. See Illust. under
    {Swimming crab} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
       marine crabs, as those of the family {Protunid[ae]}, which
       have some of the joints of one or more pairs of legs
       flattened so as to serve as fins.
  2. \Swim"ming\, n.
    The act of one who swims.
  3. \Swim"ming\, a. [From {Swim} to be dizzy.]
    Being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming
  4. \Swim"ming\, n.
    Vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head. --Dryden.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are swimming, suggests that you are exploring aspects of your unconscious mind and emotions. The dream may be a sign that you are seeking some sort of emotional support. It is a common dream image for people going through therapy. Dreaming that you are swimming underwater, suggests that you are completely submerged in your own feelings. You are forcing yourself to deal with your emotional difficulties.